Glad we made it on time

Sàn Art is honoured to introduce Glad We Made It On Time, a collaborated response from Naz Cuguoglu and Vicky Do to After Hope *, an effort to explore the role of hope in contemporary art and activism. The event will take place on October 28, 2022, and feature a selection of videos from Palestine to Hong Kong, Indonesia to Iraq, and India, exploring the notion of humour as a survival methodology in contested times. The response investigates different forms humor can take in a post-apocalyptic world, ranging from mythological...

Củ Chi Tunnels Restoration Report Reading Group

Reading Group w/ Anna Pilawska-Sita & Michał Sita Time: Saturday, October 15th @ 3-5pm Location: Sàn Art We gathered together at Sàn Art to join the “Củ Chi Tunnels Restoration Report” reading group with a lovely presentation from our collaborators Anna and Michał. Throughout the discussion, we exchanged ideas on building historical narratives of monuments, personal experiences of the Củ Chi Tunnels, and thinking about these architectural sites as “living museums” where everyone is a part of history in the making. About the book: In 1981 a Polish-Vietnamese heritage conservation...

Southern mirror paintings _ a talk by Nguyen Duc Huy

Time: 20.05.2022  Location: Sàn Art Millennium Masteri Unit B6.17 & B6.16 132 Bến Vân Đồn, Ward 6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (enter from Nguyen Huu Hao side) As part of Sàn Art Studio’s public program for artist Chi L. Nguyen’s residency, we hosted a talk about mirror paintings in Southern Vietnam, presented by Nguyen Duc Huy – a prominent collector and conservator of over 60 mirror paintings. During the hour-long presentation, Huy traced and detailed the art form’s origin and historical development, starting out as decorative art...

Remnants

Summer pop-up: Remnants Duration: 15.07.2022 — 17.09.2022 Location: Sàn Art Millennium Masteri Unit B6.17 & B6.16 132 Bến Vân Đồn, Ward 6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (enter from Nguyen Huu Hao side) Free Entrance More information on the exhibition here Bringing together Quynh Dong, Bao Vuong, Nguyen Phuong Kieu Anh, and Phan Anh, ‘Remnants’ looks at the intersecting points of portraiture and memory. It explores what contemporary portraiture might look like in the 21st Century, and how this pictorial category has shifted away from simple mimesis into...

THE NEXT STEP

A solo exhibition by Phan Quang Duration:14.01.2022 — 31.03.2022 Location: Sàn Art Millennium Masteri Unit B6.17 & B6.16 132 Bến Vân Đồn, Ward 6, District 4 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (enter from Nguyen Huu Hao side) Free Entrance More information on the exhibition National language as we know today was officially put into use in 1916. This is an important milestone for Vietnam as a nation – to transform to a new stage, along with the changes in world history. Vietnam received and collided with diverse cultures brought in...